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Training Programs

Graduate Level Practicum

Masters and doctoral students who meet the following requirements and are accepted into the program:

  • Prior practicum placement or equivalent work experience
  • Coursework in testing and assessment
  • Coursework in family systems, psychotherapeutic theories, and child and adult development
  • 20 hour weekly commitment for a minimum of two semesters
  • Commitment to two evenings per week.
  • Wednesday mornings between 9:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. are non-negotiable required hours

Provisions for Accepted Students

  • Individual and group psychotherapy supervision weekly
  • Play therapy supervision weekly
  • Testing and evaluation supervision weekly for all students engaged in testing procedures
  • 1 1/2 hours of core clinical training weekly including theory and application as well as internal clinical procedures
  • Opportunities to co-lead psychoeducational groups
  • Counseling experience in individual, couple, family, and play therapy
  • Opportunity to conduct psychological evaluations
  • Case consultation with peers, community experts, and supervision staff

LPC or LMSW Intership

For professionals who have LPC-I or LMSW status, Galaxy offers an internship program to assist their completion of the required supervised work. Galaxy has Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisors (LPC-S) and Licensed Clinical Social Workers on staff who offer individual and weekly group supervision. At this time, all Internship opportunities provide a minimal stipend. During your internship, you have the opportunity to receive free supervision as long as you maintain a minimum of 20 direct client contact hours a month. If applying for an Internship, please contact Clinical Director Jeanine Alpert, LCSW: jalpert@galaxycounseling.org.

Provisions for Interns

  • Individual psychotherapy supervision weekly
  • Opportunities to co-lead psychoeducational groups
  • Counseling experience in individual, couple, family, and play therapy
  • Case consultation with peers, community experts, and supervision staff